Secondary Traumatic Stress: Building Resilience in Staff
Registration: 8:30 a.m.
DESCRIPTION : This training will educate supervisors and managers about secondary traumatic stress in human service work, providing training on the nature of traumatic stress as well as individual coping skills and social support strategies. Supervisors and managers will understand their role in mitigating and preventing secondary traumatic stress and develop resiliency strategies to be used in their organization. The strategies, if implemented, may reduce the impact of Secondary Traumatic Stress (STS) on work performance, individual well-being, organizational growth, and build resilience in staff. The NEW Partnership and the Behavioral Health Training Partnership are partnering to present Secondary Traumatic Stress: Building Resilience in Staff.
TARGET AUDIENCE: This training is open to Supervisors and Managers only. Human service workers and supervisors are most directly and personally affected by the emotional stressors that accompany day-to-day behavioral health and child welfare work. Professional human service managers and supervisors are responsible for proactively identifying potential and real-time stressors and providing the appropriate leadership, training and support to direct-service staff as they encounter and deal with the pressures of behavioral health and child welfare work environment. The training is designed to have a mix of child welfare and behavioral health professional participants.
- Foster Parents
Intertribal Child Welfare Training Partnership - UW-Milwaukee Child Welfare Partnership - Southern Partnership - Western Wisconsin Partnership - Wisconsin Child Welfare Professional Development System - Behavioral Health Training Partnership - University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
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